Belmont, August, 1813-1890Alternative names
American banker and financier, U.S. minister to the Netherlands, and a leading Democratic political leader. At the outbreak of the American Civil War, he vigorously supported the Union and helped raise the first German regiment sent from New York City. Daniel Edgar Sickles was a U.S. Representative from the State of New York (1857-1861 and 1893-1895).
From the description of August Belmont letter, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 711208279
Banker and diplomat.
From the description of August Belmont correspondence, 1861-1872. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450615
American banker, author, and businessman.
From the description of Letter, 1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83412734
August Belmont (1813-1890) was a financier, sportsman, politician, and former chairman of the Democratic National Committee. He emigrated to the United States in 1837 and founded the banking house August Belmont & Co. His political career began with his campaign work for James Buchanan, and later he worked with such prominent figures as Stephen A. Douglas and Thurlow Weed; he also corresponded with President Lincoln regarding economics and foreign interests during the Civil War. His other pursuits included social entertaining, his patronage of the arts and horse racing, in particular the latter which is evidenced by the eponymous Belmont Stakes.
From the guide to the August Belmont Letter, 1860, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)
August Belmont, a German immigrant to the United States, was a financier and diplomat of New York City. In 1849, he married Caroline Slidell Perry. Captain W. I. Slidell, a Federal officer on the staff of General Wheaton, was the son of Thomas Slidell (1805-1864), chief justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court (1846-1865) and nephew of John Slidell (1793-1871), United States senator (1853-1861).
From the description of August Belmont letter, 1863 Sept. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122608027
From the description of Signature cut from the register of Brown's Hotel, Washington, 1857 Nov. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270905801
August Belmont (1816-1890) was an American banker, diplomat and patron of the arts.
From the description of August Belmont papers, 1853-1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122534114
From the guide to the August Belmont note, 1859, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)
From the guide to the August Belmont papers, 1853-1887, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)
U.S. banker and diplomat.
From the description of Document draft, undated. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28985856
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|New York (State)--New York|
|Authors, American--19th century--Correspondence|
|Diplomatic and consular service, American|
|Conservatories of music|
|Conservatories of music--New York (State)--New York|
|Opera--Production and direction|
|Politicians--New York (State)|
|Diplomatic and consular service, American--Netherlands|
|Politics, government and public administration|
|Jewish bankers--United States|